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San Fernando night of Wine & Tapas

The Fiestas de San Fernando de Maspalomas will celebrate a Night of Wines

€1million for new Arguineguín School

Mogán have this month awarded the construction work for a new Arguineguín Children’s School

Newsbrief: teacher alleged to have behaved sexually towards children detained in the north of Gran Canaria

Guardia civil detained a teacher earlier this month for violating the sexual freedom of several students to whom he taught private classes. The Guardia Civil detained the 25-year-old

Events: San Fernando fiestas 25 May-4 June

The festivities in honour of San Fernando de Maspalomas will start on Thursday 25th of May

The Canary Weekend Tips 19-21 May’17

The hot weather this week looks set to continue in to the weekend, and there are lots

Six Blue Flag beaches for the south

The Blue Flag environmental program announced last week that the Canary Islands have

€3.7 million for the GC-500 boulevard

San Bartolomé de Tirajana and the Canarian Development Fund, FDCAN, have agreed

Newsbrief: Detained for up to seven burglaries around the south of Gran Canaria

Policia Nacional in San Bartolomé de Tirajana have detained a 36-year-old Cameroonian national, with 67 previous police records, for allegedly having committed seven burglaries from apartments and bungalows in the south of Gran Canaria. The robberies occurred over the last four months

British man drowned in Playa del Inglés

At 13:29 on the afternoon of Friday 12 May an alert was received at the 112 Emergency 

Two shopping mall plans for Puerto Rico

The Municipality of Mogán apparently closed the 2016 fiscal year with a budget

83 kilos of fish and 900 sea cucumbers

Agents of the Government of the Canary Islands Fisheries Inspection Service have denounced

Canarian Government plan sugar & pastry tax

The Canary Islands government are to create a tax that will tax sugary drinks

Newsbrief: Canarias registered the 2nd highest annual economic growth in Spain

The Canary Islands ended the first quarter of the year with a year-on-year growth in gross domestic product (GDP) of 3.7%, the second highest in the country, after the Balearic Islands (4.2 %). The Independent Authority of Fiscal Responsibility

The Neptune of Melenara whole again

One of the most identifiable symbols of the Telde coast has been restored to its original 

Exquisite royal shrimp stars at ‘Gran Canaria Me Gusta’ food fair

The “exquisite” royal shrimp, raised ecologically 

28 rescued from patera headed to Canaries

The Salvamento Maritimo, Marine Rescue centre, in Las Palmas coordinated a search

Investigation in to bus overtaking cyclists

The driver of a public transport Global Bus was filmed overtaking a group of cyclists

Canary Islands rents rose more than 6%

Rental properties in the Canary Islands, in March, averaged 94 square meters costing 

Cabildo’s ‘Transforma Gran Canaria 2017’

Cabildo de Gran Canaria has presented and launched an ambitious plan they’re calling ‘Transforma

Newsbrief: The Canary Islands economy closed the 2016 financial year with an acceptable deficit

The Canary Islands closed the 2016 financial year with a deficit of €140 million, 0.33% of GDP, the lowest of all autonomous regions in Spain and 0.4% below the ceiling established for autonomous communities. According to the recently published national accounting data

Gran Canaria to invest in renewable energies

The president of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales, in March presented